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Inventory no. 52076 - Former Display Label

?Italian SURVEYOR'S CROSS
c.1600

Brass, with original wood and brass case, lined with buckram; mounted on a modern wooden stand. Signed, "ALESdro. POLco. VAZla."; undated.

Eight equidistant slits, numbered counterclockwise, enabled the observer to determine visually angles of 45 and 90 degrees.

Formerly in the 'J' Collection.

Acquired, by exchange, from E. Weil, London; from the 'Collection', auctioned at the galerie Jürg stuber, Berne, ?July 1958, lot no. 3422.

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Acquired in 1958
Acquired, by exchange, from E. Weit, London; from the 'Collection]', auctioned at the galerie jürg stuber, Berne, 2 July 1958, lot no. 3422.

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